Last year, Google was rumored to be interested in acquiring game streaming service Twitch for nearly $1 billion. Ultimately it was Amazon that purchased Twitch, but that didn’t put an end to Google’s interest in gaming.
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Google’s stable of YouTube apps is growing again today.
YouTube Kids has arrived on the digital shelves of the Google Play Store, right on schedule. The app’s got a kid-friendly user interface with bright colors, big icons, and parental controls. The app also will ... Read More »
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The internet is a magical place with loads of interesting information and entertainment, along with an easy way to connect with people all over the world. But if there is one thing the internet is awful at, it’s catering to children. Yes, it can be a vile place where even the sacred YouTube comments often ... Read More »
HTC announced the RE camera to mixed responses. The concept was interesting and the device seemed like a decent competitor to GoPro. Yet, not many people really wanted one enough to pull the trigger on it. Fortunately, HTC realizes the benefit of adding in new features via software updates and is ... Read More »
Google is making its way through its roster of apps with a Material Design update for each one. The latest, and very notable, app to get outfitted with Material Design is the YouTube app. Opening up the app shows a revised bright red toolbar that features the new menu button. Tapping the menu button opens ... Read More »
YouTube is finally ready to get serious about music. After years of serving as the home to countless music videos, remixes, playlists and more, YouTube is introducing several updates today that will put music front and center, including a subscription service called YouTube Music Key.
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There has been talk of offline streaming of YouTube for a long time. It’s long been rumored that the company will roll out offline streaming for mobile devices, allowing you to save videos to your device to watch later and preserve your precious tiered data. Little did we know that India would be the first ... Read More »
A new leak has revealed Google’s plan to offer a YouTube music streaming service. Android Police has details on YouTube’s long-rumored subscription music service. The service will reportedly be called YouTube Music Key and will coincide with a rebranding of Google Play Music All Access to Google Play Music Key. Both services will ... Read More »
YouTube for Android only supported 720p playback until recently. The HD icon symbolized 720p HD, and even those with 1080p displays couldn’t crank up the resolution any higher. But with a fairly recent YouTube app update, selectable quality levels were finally included. You could select the actual resolution for playback. And ... Read More »